Tomato 'Better Boy'
Better Boy is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Better Boy'. 'Better Boy' is considered a patented hybrid cultivar.
Extremely reliable, disease resistant, F1 hybrid tomato – grows well in most conditions and climates. Exceptionally prolific, 8-12oz red uniform fruit.Better Boy grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Better Boy is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Better Boy originates from.
Better Boy Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Better Boy'
Growing Better Boy from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Better Boy about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Better Boy
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Better Boy is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.
Harvesting Better Boy
Tomato 'Better Boy' information
How long does Better Boy take to grow?
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